Administrator’s Report for July 18, 2023


  • SPLOST AND LOST:  We will present the final IGA and Resolution and request to call a referendum to the BOC on August 1. Notice of the referendum will run once per week for four weeks in the month of October. We will hold a county wide referendum on November 2 asking the voters to continue the 1% sales tax collection.


    • 1960s Courthouse:  We hope to have an open house and move in at the end of August.
    • Administration Building:  Roof replacement started today.
    • Public Works:  A construction meeting will take place August 3.
  • ORDINANCE ENFORCEMENT:  Michael Lackey has joined Jim Bradford in the Ordinance Enforcement Office. Officer Lackey comes to us from the Magistrate Court where he has served as a constable for several years. He is a POST certified officer and has been attending Ordinance Enforcement training and is a level two code enforcement officer. He is continuing his training and should receive his level three certification in March 2024. Level three is the highest level of Code Enforcement Certification.
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  The Gordon Floyd JDA met last week and voted to enter a contract to sell 10 acres to an industrial conveyor belt company. There is another 10 acre tract under a previous contract to sell to a firm that converts food waste to fuel.
  • LEGAL:  Assisted Tax Assessor with an appeal of an assessment on apartments. Appeared in Magistrate Court in defense of a county department and case was dismissed. Assisted another county entity in a deposition. Sent a final decision letter in a zoning matter and met with outside special purpose counsel.

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